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Read online Maitreyi.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Maitreyi p Set in s Calcutta this is a i roman clef i of remarkable intimacy Originally published in Romanian in this semiautobiographical novel by the world renowned scholar Mircea Eliade details the passionate awakenings of Alain an ambitious young French engineer flush with colonial pride and prejudice and full of a European fascination with the mysterious subcontinent .

Offered the hospitality of a senior Indian colleague Alain grasps at the chance to discover the authentic India firsthand He soon finds himself enchanted by his host s daughter the lovely and inscrutable Maitreyi a precocious young poet and former student of Tagore What follows is a charming tentative flirtation that soon against all the proprieties and precepts of Indian society blossoms into a love affair both impossible and ultimately tragic This erotic passion plays itself out in Alain s thoughts long after its bitter conclusion In hindsight he sets down the story quoting from the diaries of his disordered days and trying to make sense of the sad affair .

A vibrantly poetic love story i Bengal Nights i is also a cruel account of the wreckage left in the wake of a young man s self discovery At once horrifying and deeply moving Eliade s story repeats the patterns of European engagement with India even as it exposes and condemns them Invaluable for the insight it offers into Eliade s life and thought it is a work of great intellectual and emotional power .

i Bengal Nights i is forceful and harshly poignant written with a great love of India informed by clear eyed understanding But do not open it if you prefer to remain unmoved by your reading matter It is enough to make stones weep i Literary Review i .

Mircea Eliade was the Sewell L Avery Distinguished Service Professor in the Divinity School and the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago Many of his scholarly works as well as his two volume autobiography and four volume journal are published by the University of Chicago Press Translated into French in i Bengal Nights i was an immediate critical success The film i Les Nuits Bengali i appeared in p by Mircea Eliade

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Maitreyi
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Puisque je suis rest seul j ai d cid de me mettre crire aujourd hui m me i Le Roman de l adolescent myope i J y travaillerai chaque apr s midi Je n ai pas besoin d inspiration il faut que j crive ma vie et ma vie je la connais quant au roman j y pense depuis longtemps Voici d crit d s les premi res phrases le projet de ce livre o le narrateur un adolescent pr coce et tourment dans la Bucarest du d but du si cle d voile avec pr cision et presque impudeur son quotidien les travers de ses profs les complots des l ves leurs convoitises sexuelles les premiers exploits erotiques la d couverte de sa propre alt rit mais aussi la n cessit d crire qui lui est chevill e au corps Retrouv voici peu dans un grenier de Bucarest ce roman crit alors m me que Mircea Eliade avait l ge de son h ros est aussi un inestimable document sur le grand crivain qui fut lui m me cet adolescent de g nie qu il nous r v le en faisant mine de le d couvrir, Nuvela ilustreaz o alegorie a mor ii sau a drumului spre moarte, First published in Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious amp fascinating phenomenon Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion Romanian emigre scholar Mircea Eliade surveys the practice of Shamanism over two amp a half millennia of human history moving from the Shamanic traditions of Siberia amp Central Asia where Shamanism was first observed to North amp South America Indonesia Tibet China amp beyond In this authoritative survey Eliade illuminates the magico religious life of societies that give primacy of place to the figure of the Shaman at once magician amp medicine man healer amp miracle doer priest mystic amp poet Synthesizing the approaches of psychology sociology amp ethnology Shamanism will remain for years to come the reference book of choice for those intrigued by this practice, Une famille isol e au bord du Danube subit l influence mal fique d une anc tre disparue Mademoiselle Christina hante les chambres des occupants vampire l apparence s ductrice elle charme Egor et enl ve petit petit toute vie dans la demeure aust re Sous la lumi re blafarde de la lune les ombres trahissent la pr sence d un autre monde effrayant celui des mes damn es Entre deux soupirs de Sanda jeune fille exsangue un silence de mort s installe dans le r cit br br Egor trouvera t il la force de lutter contre l enchanteresse Christina La jeune Simina poss d e par le mal semble en douter br br Mademoiselle Christina nous vient tout droit du folklore roumain Une histoire de vampires dans un monde en proie au blasph me pour l exorciser un jeune homme tue deux fois le vampire en lui transper ant le c ur Le dialogue entre le monde des morts et celui des vivants n est pas ph m re Les deux camps se livrent un si ge sans merci ceci pr s que les bellig rants se disputent non des fortunes mais des mes et que leurs armes ne sont pas des armes classiques mais des rituels magiques